Your Pet’s Skin: Window to Their Health

Your Pet’s Skin: Window to Their Health

Their skin is often as sensitive as ours. Underneath their coat of hair, our dogs and cats have a protective layer of skin, which can be as sensitive as our own. Many internal diseases and health problems present early symptoms through our pet’s skin, such as: Food or environmental allergies Parasites: ticks, fleas, mites Bacterial

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Lyme Disease and Your Pets

Lyme Disease and Your Pets

Symptoms of Lyme Disease Let’s answer your most urgent question first: what does Lyme disease look like in pets? Fever Stiff walk with an arched back Sensitivity to touch Difficulty breathing Loss of appetite Lethargy and depression Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world, but only causes symptoms in

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About Your Pet’s Blood Work

About Your Pet’s Blood Work

When we request a blood work panel, which includes a complete blood count and chemistry profile, the results are among the most important data we collect to ensure the wellness and longevity of your pet. When performed in conjunction with an annual physical exam, they help ensure your pet’s quality of life. A CBC and chemistry

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Why Annual Wellness Exams Are Essential

Why Annual Wellness Exams Are Essential

Daily, we educate clients on pet vaccinations, which carry the highest priority medically, and which you can postpone for a brief period. At minimum, it’s important to know which vaccines are required by Illinois state law.  Some pet owners to neglect annual physical exams for their pets. Many dogs and cats we see due to

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